Freshfields joins Clifford Chance and DLA Piper in embracing artificial intelligence software ‘Kira’

AI bandwagon gathers paceMagic circle outfit Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has become the latest firm to embrace the strange and mysterious world of artificial intelligence (AI), signing a deal with Canadian software provider Kira Systems. Freshfields — which will join Clifford Chance and DLA Piper in adopting the Kira system full-time — confirmed that after a successful year-long trial, the AI software will now become a permanent feature at its low-cost legal support hub in Manchester. According to Kira’s owners — one of which is ex-Weil, Gotshal & Manges lawyer Noah Waisberg — she, he, it can quickly analyse contracts and accurately identify any potential legal sticking points. If that wasn’t impressive enough, the super-paralegal of sorts can actually be trained by Freshfields’ lawyers to meet firm-specific needs. Commenting on the…


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